Travel Blogs from Trujillo, Peru

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Trujillo and Chan Chan, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Trujillo and Chan Chan

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Continuation of Day 9 January 12th - Arrive in Trujillo later than expected. Great, my bag seems to have been placed in a stinky wet part of the bus, the shoulder straps are damp. Grab a taxi, and more effort is required this time. I tell him the street ...

Hurts So Good..., Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Hurts So Good...

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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So I have made it back down to sea level again, after a week of trekking in Cordillera Blanca. I'm in Trujillo, kind of a forced stop since that's where the bus went. Anyway, Trujillo is nice enough for a day or two. It's a decent sized city, and Chan ...

Soaking up the sun in Trujillo's Plaza de Armas!, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Soaking up the sun in Trujillo's Plaza de Armas!

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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We spent just 1 night in Trujillo which we had to do while we waited for a room to come free at a nice hostel Jade has picked out for her birthday. The hostel we found here was pretty crap with a saggy bed and no fan or aircon. Still it was cheap and ok ...

Welcome to Trujillo, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Welcome to Trujillo

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... 's fun to hang out... in addition to those friendly Peruvians you just can't avoid making friends with. There are some photos of Trujillo and a parade that just went by me one afternoon featuring all little kids in costumes. I think it's part of the ...

Reed boats and adobe ruins, Huanchaco, near Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Reed boats and adobe ruins

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... . And way more litter than we´d seen in Ecuador. Mmmmm... I wasn´t too sure I liked this place. Having arrived in Trujillo, we headed straight for Huanchaco, a seaside fishing village about 10km out of town. Arrived there at about 4pm and, having ...

chan chan can can ca ca, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

chan chan can can ca ca

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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... the way we sneezed, coughed and snotted   our mark on all these great historical landmarks of Peru. Have been relaxing in a nice homestay in Trujillo called Casa de Clara, run by a brummie guy who has cable tv. We can eat ...

Northern Peru: Moto-Taxis, Adobe Ruins and Beaches, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Northern Peru: Moto-Taxis, Adobe Ruins and Beaches

A travel blog entry by allisonandjeff

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... an interesting choice for a age-diverse audience, not to mention a pretty distorted depiction of American girls!) Trujillo is the third largest city in Peru and we really enjoyed our time there. The central city is pretty, with pastel colonial buildings, ...

Spring Festival in Trujillo, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Spring Festival in Trujillo

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... was slightly difficult but we were promised that all the beauty queens from several different countries would be going by so that provided some motivation. This entry is mostly just to post photos of everyone and all the fun from a weekend in ...

Trujillo and  the Mocha people...., Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Trujillo and the Mocha people....

A travel blog entry by martinandheike

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... we left to visit the Huanca del Sol and the Huanca de la Luna, both are temples which are situated south of Trujillo, quite impressive indeed, both Pyramids all built out of Adobe bricks(mud bricks all pretty well made to sustain the potential ...

Overnight Bus to Trujillo, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Overnight Bus to Trujillo

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... of my life to take a career break at this time... Last night, we caught an overnight bus from Mencora to Trujillo... 8 hours all up. I'm getting better at travelling sitting up and managed to get several hours sleep. The most terrifying moment was ...

Trujillo, Peru, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Trujillo, Peru

A travel blog entry by dospollos

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... still features friezes and courtyards as well as some original walls; the other walls have been restored. On the north coast of Peru near Trujillo, the Huacas del Sol y de la Luna (Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon) are estimated to be almost 3,000 ...

The Awesome Ruins of Chan Chan, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

The Awesome Ruins of Chan Chan

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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It's been a while since I've seen cool ruins but Chan Chan did not disappoint. I went with my buddy Jakob to take a self guided tour. The ruins are from the Chimu culture and the area around the Tschudi compound that we toured at one time housed about ...

South from Ecuador to Peru, Huanchaco (near Trujillo), Peru travel blog

South from Ecuador to Peru

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... grabbed four hours sleep (we did get some sleep on the coach as well, but it's never the same as a proper bed). From Trujillo we used local transport (i.e. chicken bus) to get us to the beach town of Huanchaco, which was about 20 minutes ride away. In ...

Trujillo & Mancora: That is a GIANT Sand Castle!!, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Trujillo & Mancora: That is a GIANT Sand Castle!!

A travel blog entry by nikolassarah

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... she was making all of us.  At the end of our tour, we ended up at this famous surfing beach right outside of Trujillo known as Huanchaco which was beautiful and chill, a great way to finish.  This beach is known for its fishermen that build ...

Loads of ruins!, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Loads of ruins!

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... a couple of weeks so hopefully can bring new ones with him. Our heads full we head back to town and wander around Colonial Trujillo with the multi coloured houses and churches. Town is nice but not a huge amount to see. After looking at the market, ...

zombified, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

zombified

A travel blog entry by kris

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i feel mash up.. I left Cusco the day on a night bus headed for Nasca.. took two hours out to do the flight and then back on a bus to some town, another bus to the capital and then a night bus to truilljo.. the plan was to carry on bussing it till ...

Another new friend, Walter, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Another new friend, Walter

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... anyway, we decided we might check out some of the pre-Inca sites while we were there. We had almost ridden into the centre of Trujillo when we pulled over to regroup and get our bearings. The map of the historical sites Lynn had was not very clear so we ...

Journey Through Time - Mesa III, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Journey Through Time - Mesa III

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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Our following journey was a mesa of magic at El Bujo, home of the Moche Civilization (100AD-800AD).  The elements to convey were water and air and being next to the Pacific Ocean, those 2 elements were certainly very present.  This was ...

Trujillo, Peru 29th Dec - 30th Dec, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Trujillo, Peru 29th Dec - 30th Dec

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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Location: Trujillo, Peru Dates: 29th Dec – 30th Dec Introduction We took a night bus here and checked into our hotel early in the morning, giving us a full day to explore before we headed off again the next day. This city is right on the coast and ...

I've found Tantonine now wheres Obi-Wan?, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

I've found Tantonine now wheres Obi-Wan?

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... here when coming up with the idea. I was expecting to find Han Solo or Luke Skywalking hanging out here. On the walk back to Trujillo I stopped off a pyramid, not much to look at but the site stands in the middle of the towns back streets, which is a ...

I got my Decapitator, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

I got my Decapitator

A travel blog entry by camille

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I searched Chiclayo high and low for a Decapitator (Aie-Paec) and finally found him in Trujillo, amongst the ruins. Huanchaco Emily and I wanted to make the most of the warmish weather so headed for the nearby beach town of Huanchaco where we had ...

Ancient Ruins!, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Ancient Ruins!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... hot chicken sandwiches we've had (so worth it!) and nearly getting on the wrong bus we were away and arrived in Trujillo late afternoon...just enough time to go for an explore! Trujillo has a great Plaza de Armes where everyone congregates and the whole ...

Hairless dogs and mud-brick ruins, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Hairless dogs and mud-brick ruins

A travel blog entry by nancydeb

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Arriving in Trujillo, I was struck by how Northern Peru feels like another country compared to Cuzco  and Arequipa especially, with desert surrounds, and for some other reason I can't put my finger on. We stopped off in town to visit the ruins of ...

wrapping things up, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

wrapping things up

A travel blog entry by nissasue

okay so this is going to be a bit manic because there are a lot of things in my head and this is the best tool i have to streamline them other than making a really nutty chart which maybe ill do when i get home. i almost dont know where to begin. 1. ...

moving on up, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

moving on up

A travel blog entry by danielaccg

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... say our good byes (along with lots of thank yous), hugged, and got on a bus heading north. After 9 hours we arived in the city of Trujillo, and knew we would enjoy it here. i´ll post pics of us and jose and mari. Eating We ate at a cute place in town, ...

Chimú Ruins And Ugly Sticks, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Chimú Ruins And Ugly Sticks

A travel blog entry by travelnshit

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On account of the fact my funds had been severely depleted I was now on a budget which meant a stay at a hotel in Trujillo which resembled a prison. Fitting really, since that's where I was meant to be according to whoever hacked my Faceache account. ...

Klinikalltag in Peru, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Klinikalltag in Peru

A travel blog entry by tobikaroperu

... sind beide in der Paediatrie und soweit  vollkommen zufrieden mit unserer Famulatur in El Hospital Victor Lanzarte in Trujillo (ein kleines Krankenhaus fuer Patienten mit fester Arbeit und demzufolge privater Versicherung). Um 8 Uhr faengt die Visite ...

Incredible archeological sights, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Incredible archeological sights

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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Fantastic excavations of the pyramids of the Temples of the Sun and Moon, and a mind-blowing, huge ancient city still being revealed from beneath the desert sand/dirt. All of this was built long before the Bible ever came across the ocean....and the ...

almost out of peru, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

almost out of peru

A travel blog entry by paislyqueen

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so, hopped the overnight bus from lima last night and got in about seven this morning. quite the haul. and another one to look foreward to tonight. also encountered the first person who ´couldn´t understand my spanish´ at the wonderful hour of seven ...

Futbol, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Futbol

A travel blog entry by tobikaroperu

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... kostet... denn da ist man ja auch nicht sicher- eine Einstellung, die uns sehr fremd erscheint). Trotzdem, wir jubelten fuer Trujillo, zusammen mit den Fans neben uns... klar ist das Niveau nicht mit der Bundesliga vergleichbar, aber Spass und Motivation ...

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